There are many benefits to getting a massage, stress being one of them! With all of the hype around holiday-planning, visiting relatives and using your mental energy to socialize with more people that you’re likely used to, gifting yourself a massage this holiday season can help you get through to the end of the year with ease! continue reading
Deep-tissue massage is an amazing technique for loosening muscle knots and reducing pain and inflammation. Adding cupping to the massage can facilitate faster relief, with less pain. continue reading
Massage can be an amazing tool for relieving nausea. Massage can be used to treat nausea in everybody, including pregnant women. Let’s look at some ways that massage can help with nausea.
Self-massage is a great way to relieve nausea. Many people hold their stress in their gut. This can lead to nausea and vomiting, as well as a general queasiness that is present at all times. By gently massaging the abdomen, nausea can be greatly reduced. The motion of the massage is important when being performed on the abdomen. Massaging in a counterclockwise motion is indicated when there is digestive upset because if follows the natural path of the gastrointestinal tract. This motion also helps with peristalsis of the stomach and intestines. continue reading
As summer weather comes to a crawl and the feeling of fall becomes more prominent, it’s important to allow our bodies to relax and recover from the hype of summer activities. For most, summer is the most active of all seasons because children aren’t in school, family vacation are more frequent, and the warm weather and longer days allow us to be outside more. With the busyness of our lives, it’s not uncommon for people to feel exhausted by the time autumn rolls around as our lives and routines fall back into place. continue reading
It’s no secret that a good massage can provide relief for sore muscles, tired eyes and even digestive upset. But have you ever considered the benefits of sharing a massage with your husband, wife or partner in your own home?
Many people unconsciously rub their loved ones neck or shoulders when they are feeling stressed or pained. But what many couples don’t realize is that providing their partner with a relaxing massage can also bring them closer together and strengthen the emotional bonds of the relationship. continue reading